(1 min Audio Report – Freedom’s Call)
She sits alone in her bedroom looking at her growing belly and wondering at the life inside. She is so young, and not married.
She feels the weight of the condemnation in the eyes of her neighbors. Her boyfriend cannot even look at her the way he used to. He knows the baby isn’t his. What if, in that moment she decided her relationship to her boyfriend was more important? What if she decided that her baby wasn’t worth the shame?
What if the virgin Mary, so many centuries ago decided that she did not want to bear the burden of carrying the Savior of the world?
I wonder what incredible blessings our world would have missed?
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